Harris advances at Roland Garros

Lloyd Harris needed a thrilling comeback to reach a milestone second round appearance in the French Open, beating qualifier Czech Republican Lukas Rosol 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 in a five set classic match at Roland Garros on Monday. Harris is South Africa’s only hope in the singles event with world number eight, Kevin Anderson,…

Kevin forced to retire from French Open

South Africa’s leading male player withdraws in the fourth round just as it was looking as if he was making a promising comeback. Taking a blow in his comeback from injury, Kevin Anderson bowed out during his fourth-round match at the French Open on Monday. After losing the first set 6-3 against Croatian seventh seed…

Kevin ties up Kyle Edmund in 5 sets

Kevin Anderson continued his good form at the French Open, with a thrilling five set victory over Great Britain’s, Kyle Edmund. The SA star twice fought back from a set down to win 6-7, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1 & 6-4 – in an epic encounter that lasted three hours and fifty nine minutes. Anderson will meet seventh seed,…

Roland Garros – Kevin in – Raven out

It was a day of mixed fortunes for South Africans at the French Open, as Kevin Anderson advanced to the third round of the men’s singles, but Raven Klaasen crashed out the of the men’s doubles. Anderson fought back from a set down to beat Australian, Nick Kyrgios, in four sets (5-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2). Anderson now…

Kevin Anderson vs Nick Kyrgios at French Open

South Africa’s top-ranked tennis player, Kevin Anderson will come up against talented Australian Nick Kyrgios in the second round of the French Open today (Thursday). The unseeded Anderson made a solid start at the year’s second Grand Slam when he beat Tunisia’s Malek Jaziri 7-6 (7/4), 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) in the first round on Tuesday….

Kevin and Raven at Roland Garros

Best of luck to South Africa’s tennis stars, Raven Klaasen and Kevin Anderson who start their Roland Garros campaign today. 8th seeds, Klaasen and his American doubles partner, Rajeev Ram face unseeded Vincent Millot and Kenny De Schepper, both of France, in the doubles first round clash. Anderson’s first round sees him going head-to-head with…